CNW Daybook for Thursday, October 2, 2008



    TORONTO, Oct. 1 /CNW/ - ALL TIMES ARE LOCAL

    
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    <B>QUEBEC</B>

    DATE:      September 29 - October 3
    EVENT:     POINTE-A-CALLIERE, MONTREAL MUSEUM OF ARCHAEOLOGY AND
               HISTORY - INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE IN MONTREAL - CULTURAL
               TOURISM: TRENDS AND STRATEGIES
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Montréal Science Centre
    CONTACT:   Claude-Sylvie Lemery, (450) 653-0051, Cellular: (438) 274-3874
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/09/c2662.html
         http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/26/c8736.html

    DATE:      October 1 - October 3
    EVENT:     FIFTEENTH EDITION OF BIOCONTACT QUEBEC
    CITY:      QUEBEC
    LOCATION:  Château Frontenac
    NOTES:     Journalists must send an accreditation request to:
               media@biocontact.qc.ca
    CONTACT:   Hélène Turcotte, Press-room Co-ordinator, BioContact Quebec
               2008, (418) 694-6268
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/09/c2650.html

    TIME:      09:30
    EVENT:     DIAGNOCURE PRESENTS AT BIOCONTACT QUEBEC
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Salle Frontenac of the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac hotel
    CONTACT:   Investors: J.F. Bureau, CFA, Sr. Vice President and CFO,
               DiagnoCure Inc., (514) 347-6111; Media: Jean-Pierre Trudel,
               Jean-Pierre Trudel & Associates, (418) 527-6100
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/30/c9465.html

    TIME:      10:00 - 16:00
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK SMALL BUSINESS RV ROLLS INTO POINTE CLAIRE FOR THE
               "GET GROWING TO A MILLION" CROSS-COUNTRY TOUR
    CITY:      POINTE CLAIRE
    LOCATION:  Fairview Center, 6815 Trans Canada Hwy.
    CONTACT:   Deborah Clark, Manager Public Affairs, (416) 866-3631
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/25/c8376.html

    TIME:      11:00
    EVENT:     ICO THERAPEUTICS PRESENTS AT BIOCONTACT QUEBEC
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Salle Place d'Armes, Château Frontenac
    CONTACT:   Frederica Bell, (604) 602-9414 x 228
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/29/c9454.html

    TIME:      12:00 - 14:00
    EVENT:     BUSINESS LUNCHEON  - BOARD OF TRADE OF METROPOLITAN MONTREAL
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Palais des congrès de Montréal, 1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle,
               room 517 AB
    CONTACT:   Please confirm your attendance by contacting Sylvie Paquette,
               coordinator, Media relations, (514) 871-4000, extension 4015
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/30/c9855.html

    TIME:      14:00
    EVENT:     AETERNA ZENTARIS PRESENTS AT BIOCONTACT QUEBEC
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  In the Salle Frontenac of the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac
               hotel
    CONTACT:   Investor Relations: Ginette Vallières, Investor Relations
               Coordinator, (418) 652-8525 ext. 265; Media Relations: Paul
               Burroughs, Director of Communications, (418) 652-8525 ext. 406
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/25/c8038.html

    TIME:      16:30
    EVENT:     ONCOGENEX PRESENTS AT THE BIOCONTACT QUEBEC 2008 ANNUAL
               CONFERENCE
    CITY:      QUEBEC CITY
    LOCATION:  Salle Laval at the Chateau Frontenac
    CONTACT:   OncoGenex Media and Investor Contact: Jason I. Spark, Porter
               Novelli Life Sciences, (619) 849-6005
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/01/c9847.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     GALA EVENING TO CELEBRATE 75 YEARS OF INSPIRATION AND SUCCESS
               FOR THE OUIMET-CORDON BLEU-TOMASSO GROUP
    CITY:      MONTREAL
    LOCATION:  Hôtel Delta Centre-ville, 777 University
    CONTACT:   or to confirm your presence, please communicate with: Vincent
               Martineau, GGA Communications, (514) 393-9500 ext. 262,
               Mobile: (514) 914-5757
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/29/c9332.html
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    <B>ONTARIO</B>

    DATE:      October 1 - October 3
    EVENT:     ONTARIO'S DIGITAL ECONOMY CONFERENCE
    CITY:      HUNTSVILLE
    LOCATION:  Deerhurst Resort and Conference Centre
    NOTES:     To get the full program, or to register for the conference,
               visit www.thedigitaleconomy.ca
    CONTACT:   Alison Withey, Blue Whale Communications Inc., (705) 788-0080
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/17/c5252.html

    DATE:      October 2 - October 3
    EVENT:     HEARING DATES SET FOR STANDING BEFORE OLIPHANT COMMISSION
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Bytown Pavilion, 111 Sussex Drive
    NOTES:     The Hearing for Standing will also take place, if necessary,
               October 6th and 7th
    CONTACT:   Media Inquiries: Barry McLoughlin, (613) 230-9235, (613)
               688-7153 (cell)
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/August2008/15/c4710.html

    TIME:      07:30
    EVENT:     DAVID APLIN RECRUITING PRESENTS GEN-Y EMPLOYMENT SEMINAR TO
               GREATER TORONTO AREA BUSINESS LEADERS
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Arcadian Court, 401 Bay St., 8th Floor
    CONTACT:   Barrie Carlyle, VP, David Aplin Recruiting, (905) 566-9700
               ext.336
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/23/c7612.html

    TIME:      10:00
    EVENT:     FIRE PREVENTION CANADA LAUNCHES FIRE PREVENTION WEEK
    CITY:      OTTAWA
    LOCATION:  Canadian War Museum, Barney Dawson Theatre, 1 Vimy Place
    CONTACT:   Danny Esposito, MaisonBrison, (514) 731-0000; Margie McNeil,
               RBC Insurance, (905) 606-1425
    URL: http://www.cnw.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/30/c9667.html

    TIME:      12:00
    EVENT:     RIGHT TO KNOW LUNCHEON
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Dominion Club, 1 King West
    CONTACT:   Bob Spence, IPC Communications Co-ordinator, Direct line:
               (416) 326-3939, Cell phone: (416) 873-9746, Toll free: (800)
               387-0073
    URL: http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/October2008/01/c9931.html

    TIME:      14:15 - 15:30
    EVENT:     SIEMENS CANADA SUPPLIES FIRST OF TWO COMBINED-CYCLE EFFICIENT
               GAS TURBINES TO HALTON HILLS GENERATING STATION
    CITY:      HAMILTON
    LOCATION:  Siemens Canada, Energy Sector Facility, 30 Milton Avenue
    NOTES:     Media are asked to check in at the front reception at 30
               Milton Avenue before 2:15 p.m. Please confirm attendance by
               e-mail: dl.leslie@siemens.com or 905-819-5926.
    CONTACT:   DL Leslie, Tel.: (905) 819-5926
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/30/c9840.html

    TIME:      16:00 - 18:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO/GREATER GOLDEN HORSESHOE PAN AM GAMES BID LAUNCHES
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Muzik, 15 Saskatchewan Road, Toronto,  Exhibition Place
    NOTES:     Located south-east of Dufferin Gates (former Horticulture
               Building); entrance - across from fountain.
    CONTACT:   Laura Snell, (416) 504-5151 x230
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/29/c9502.html

    TIME:      16:45
    EVENT:     CATA WOMEN IN TECHNOLOGY FORUM AND THE TED ROGERS SCHOOL OF
               INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT JOIN TOGETHER FOR NETWORKING
               EVENT
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Ted Rogers School of Management, Ryerson University, 575 Bay
               Street (Entrance at 55 Dundas Street West), Room TRS 1-148,
               7th Floor
    CONTACT:   Sarah Hayward, Public Relations Coordinator, Ted Rogers School
               of Management, Ryerson University, Office: (416) 979-5000
               x 7709; Joanne Stanley, CATA Vice President, CATA WIT, Forum
               Managing Director, Office: (613) 746-9219, Cell: (613)
               298-2493
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/30/c9308.html

    TIME:      17:00
    EVENT:     TORONTO CFA SOCIETY'S 51ST ANNUAL FORECAST DINNER
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Grand Ballroom, Sheraton Centre Hotel, 123 Queen Street West
    CONTACT:   Jennifer Barry, Assistant Manager, Event & Society Operations,
               Toronto CFA Society, (416) 366-5755 x 226
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/25/c8316.html
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/30/c9700.html

    TIME:      18:00
    EVENT:     JAMESON BANK CELEBRATES BECOMING CANADA'S 22ND SCHEDULE ONE
               BANK
    CITY:      TORONTO
    LOCATION:  Regency Room Four Seasons Hotel
    NOTES:     RSVP is required
    CONTACT:   Cecilia MacDougall, (416) 360-2136
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/30/c9789.html
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    <B>SASKATCHEWAN</B>

    TIME:      13:00 - 20:00
    EVENT:     VANCOUVER 2010 MASCOTS SUMI, QUATCHI AND MIGA JOIN THE CP
               SPIRIT TRAIN EXPERIENCE
    CITY:      SASKATOON
    LOCATION:  William Reid Park - Pendygrasse Rd
    CONTACT:   Breanne Feigel, Canadian Pacific, (403) 589-6949
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/08/c2353.html
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    <B>ALBERTA</B>

    TIME:      10:30 - 11:30
    EVENT:     SCOTIABANK IS SET TO LAUNCH A PARTNERSHIP WITH ONE OF THE
               NHL'S BIGGEST STARS AND GREATEST AMBASSADORS - JAROME IGINLA
    CITY:      CALGARY
    LOCATION:  Pengrowth Saddledome, 555 Saddledome Rise, S.E., Calgary,
               Telus Conference Rooms 1 & 2, Enter via Avison Young Club
               entrance on north side at 5th Street & 14th Avenue S.E.
    CONTACT:   Deborah Spence, Scotiabank Public Affairs, (403) 254-6830
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/30/c9572.html
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    <B>WEBCAST/CONFERENCE CALL</B>

    TIME:      10:00 Eastern
    EVENT:     LORUS THERAPEUTICS INC. 2008 ANNUAL AND SPECIAL MEETING OF
               SHAREHOLDERS
    INTERNET:     
http://www.newswire.ca/en/webcast/viewEvent.cgi?eventID(equalsign)2420440
    CONTACT:   Dr. Saeid Babaei, (416) 798-1200 ext. 490
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/29/c9219.html

    TIME:      10:30 - 12:00 Central
    EVENT:     MEDIA ROUNDTABLE: NEW TOOL UNVEILED TO HELP BUSINESSES LARGE
               AND SMALL IMPROVE CARBON PERFORMANCE
    PHONE NO.: (800) 732-0232
    CONTACT:   Nazia Khan, Environics Communications, (416) 969-2781; James
               Harrison, CSA Group, (416) 747-4126
    URL:
    http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/September2008/24/c7999.html

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